Since making his poetry debut in , his work was published in many literary journals and he has published poetry anthologies, including De schoenen van de buurman and Neem me mee, zei de hond In addition, he tought at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie university of applied sciences for fine arts and design. Your name. Name of recipient.
The originally-French title refers to Brabant ; the name is usually maintained untranslated in Belgium's other two official languages, Dutch and German. At the time, he was an actor at the theatre where, in August , the revolution started which led to independence from the Netherlands. Jenneval died in the war of independence. In , Belgium formally adopted the song and music as its national anthem, although the then prime minister , Charles Rogier edited out lyrics attacking the Dutch Prince of Orange. Actually, a slogan similar to the Belgian one — "la Nation, la Loi, le Roi" "The Nation, The Law, The King" — had been used in the early days of the French Revolution , when that revolution was still considered to be aimed toward constitutional monarchy rather than a republic.